pita wedges crunchy lentil spread
  • (15 oz. can) lentils, rinsed and drained
  • (1 Tbsp.) lemon juice
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 tsp.) pepper
  • (2 Tbsp.) sunflower seeds
  • (1 stalk) celery, finely diced
  • (1) scallion, finely diced
  • (2 Tbsp.) fresh parsley, chopped
  • (2) pitas, halved



Pita Wedges w/Crunchy Lentil Spread

Warm pita wedges topped with a spread of lentils, sunflower seeds and diced celery.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

No cooking required


  1. 1Process lentils, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a blender until smooth.
  2. 2Transfer to a bowl, add seeds, celery, scallions and parsely, stir to combine.
  3. 3Place pita on a microwave-safe plate and microwave on High 1 minute. Cut into wedges and top each wedge with spread. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of dish

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 180
  • Total Fat 3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Protein 10 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 430 mg
  • Fiber 10 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Dips and Spreads

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: N/A

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.